Quantum physics and its mysteries… And what if this supposedly incomprehensible science weren’t so difficult for non-scientists to understand?
This explains why some aspects of English can be hard to learn for speakers of other languages.
We've had ten federal ministers with titular responsibility for science since 2007 – five under the coalition and five under Labor. That variation and a lack of consistent vision has an impact.
Photons stream from the sun and interact with all matter on Earth. Depending on what the light touches, some of the photons will get absorbed or soaked up. And some will bounce back.
Autistic and artistic, you can be both.
Science is not the absolute truth. Scientific findings are the beginning, not the end, of the quest for truth.
A confession: I can count on a single hand the number of women I have invited to collaborate with me on publications and grants.
We talk about artistic inspiration all the time – but science demands inspiration too.
With changing student demographics, STEM programs need to provide different supports to accommodate the needs of women returning to education after a break.
Science is a part of everyday life. Science journalists can do more to connect science to the public.
Science is a multicultural enterprise that benefits from and indeed requires competing views.
Shooting stars are not stars at all. They are tiny space adventurers who accidentally wander into our sky and get sucked toward us by Earth's gravity. Here's the story of a shooting star's journey.
The northern lights might look like magic, but they can actually be explained by science – here's how.
Scientists can be under-appreciated in Australian culture. Here are eight great fictional scientists to get you thinking about labs, test tubes and bold experiments.
While we move soap around, it lifts up invisible oil that holds germs onto your hand.
Women scientists are under-represented in science awards with large monetary value, but over-represented in service awards.
When I was little, geologists worked out Earth's surface was made of pieces, like a giant puzzle. Those pieces, called “tectonic plates”, move and bump into each other and mountains form.
Some colour blind people only have two kinds of cone cell in their eye. Others have three kinds, but the cones do not pick up the same light waves as the cone cells in most people's eyes do.
Expect a spectacular display of 120 or more meteors per hour – some of them brightly coloured.
As the expected costs of climate change grow, cities are on the frontlines of adapting to sea level rise and more intense storms – and finding ways to pay for it.